Kentucky Coal Heritage
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Johnson County, Kentucky Coal Camps

Compiled from Dodrill's 10,000 Coal Company Stores

COMPANY

COMMUNITY

COUNTY

YEARS OF OPERATION

EMPLOYEES

Preston Coal Company

Alonzo

Johnson

1907-1913

50

Marylock Coal Company

Auxier

Johnson

1912-1913

40

Royal Collieries

Commonwealth

Johnson

1910-1910

30

Denver Coal Company

Denver

Johnson

1921-1923

40

Preston Coal Company

Emma

Johnson

1909-1913

25

White House Cannel Coal Company

Louisa

Johnson

1903-1903

170

Royal Collieries Company

Lower Greasy

Johnson

1911-1913

65

Sandy River Coal Company

Lower Greasy

Johnson

1905-1917

75

Yellow Chief Coal Company

Lower Greasy

Johnson

1912-1913

30

Meek Coal Company

Meek

Johnson

1906-1909

100

Yellow Chief Coal Company

Meeks

Johnson

1912-1913

30

Royal Coal Company

Offutt

Johnson

1935-1938

135

Royal Colleiries Company

Offutt

Johnson

1914-1929

128

Royal Millers Creek Coal Company

Offutt

Johnson

1930-1934

175

Millers Creek Coal Company

Paintsville

Johnson

1940-1940

100

North East Coal Company

Paintsville

Johnson

1907-1926

125

Northeast Coal Company

Paintsville

Johnson

1908-1910

125

Green Rock Coal Company

Riceville

Johnson

1921-1924

30

Tibbals Coal Company

River

Johnson

1910-1910

77

North East Coal Company

Thealka

Johnson

1911-1952

296

Northeast Coal Company

Thealka

Johnson

1914-1923

296

Consolidation Coal Company

Van Lear

Johnson

1910-1946

666

Fluhart Collieries Company

White House

Johnson

1911-1919

125

Royal Collieries Company

White House

Johnson

1910-1910

30

Tibbals Coal Company

White House

Johnson

1910-1910

50

White House Cannel Coal Company

White House

Johnson

1903-1907

175

North East Coal Company

Whitehouse

Johnson

1911-1952

150

Northeast Coal Company

Whitehouse

Johnson

1914-1923

150

Sandy River Coal Company

Williamsport

Johnson

1905-1907

40



 

 

 

 

 

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